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The 11th Convocation ceremony of the Crescent University, Abeokuta, turned violent as angry parents beat up a female journalist attached to the Press Crew of Ogun State Deputy Governor, Naimot Oyedele-Salako.
The Vice Chancellor of Taraba State University, Professor Vincent Tenebe, has disclosed that his vision for the University is to make it among the top ten universities in the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus.
The Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka, on Tuesday inaugurated Master’s Degree Programmes on Migration to address issues on migration management and governance in the country.
Prof. Ibrahim Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, says the institution had secured over N53 million from UNESCO-ICHEI for the establishment of Smart Classroom.
Students of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) in Ogun State can no longer sleep with their two eyes closed over fears that they may be robbed overnight.
Also to be conferred with honours are the Obi of Onitsha, His Royal Majesty, Igwe Nnaemeka Achebe and an entrepreneur and Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, Greeen Energy International Limited, Prof. Anthony Adegbulugbe.
The Rivers State University has dismissed a lecturer, Professor Tamunonimim Ngerebo, for extorting money from students in order to improve their academic marks.
Executive Secretary, Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Prof. Suleiman Elias Bogoro has disclosed that about N5 billion has been budgeted to enhance research development in the country.
The Vice Chancellor of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE), Prof Kayode Soremekun, and the Deputy Vice Chancellor (DVC) of the University of Ibadan, (UI), Prof. Kayode Adebowale, have urged the Federal Government to provide more funding support for interdisciplinary research in Nigerian universities.
NOUN’s pro chancellor, Peter Okebukola, a professor, unveiled the new programmes approved by the board of the university on Thursday.
The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ibadan, Prof Idowu Olayinka, has called on both the staff and students of the institution to familiarize themselves with the various laws guiding against sexual harassment in the school saying ignorance will not be taken as an excuse for anybody found wanting by the law.
The University of Lagos has emphasised the need for management of universities across the country to intensify efforts in ensuring effective measures to tackle sexual harassments.
A Professor of Cardiology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Michael Balogun, has called on the government not to give approval to primary and secondary schools that do not have sporting field in their premises.
Prof. Charles Ayo, a former Vice-Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, has identified indiscipline and lack of fear of God as major factors contributing to the incessant cases of `sex for marks’ in the nation’s tertiary institutions.
Olusegun Awonusi, a professor of English and former vice chancellor of Tai Solarin University of Education, accused of “habitual sexual harassment” by a student has said the University of Lagos (UNILAG) has exonerated him.
World football governing body, FIFA, has promised to give out 50% discount to fans who purchase match tickets for the Under-17 World Cup event in Brazil.
A Shari’a Court ll sitting at Magajin Gari, Kaduna on Monday ordered one Kabiru Yusuf to pay N44,000, the feeding allowance arrears for his child, staying with his former wife, Shafa’atu Zakari.
World number two Rafael Nadal has been named in the Spain squad for the Davis Cup finals in Madrid next month.
Some financial experts on Monday attributed the incessant lull on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) to various economic dislocations in the country.
The US Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration, Office of Nuclear Smuggling Detection and Deterrence (US-DOE/NNSA/NSDD) has donated two Mobile Radiation Detection Systems to help combat terrorism in Nigeria.
The Kaduna State Government has shortlisted 5,351 job applicants for the second stage of the interview.
As Ekiti State government has been rated as the second highest in the country in terms of open defecation, the government has restated its commitment to eradicate open defecation before 2022, by taking the campaign to learning institutions and public places.
The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
Britain on Tuesday said it was suspending military exports to Turkey following its incursion into northeastern Syria, as it carries out a review of arms sales to its NATO ally.
Nigeria would continue to seek assistance from the international community in order to totally defeat Boko Haram and other insurgents in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday.